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Mon 21 Oct, Mon 28 Oct, ... Mon 9 Mar 2020
17:00 - 19:00

Venue: 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: Italian Intermediate 1
Prerequisites£

Mon 21 Oct, Mon 28 Oct, ... Mon 9 Mar 2020

Description

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence. At intermediate 1 level, the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

More detailed information is available from the Language Centre website.

Target audience
  • University staff and students
  • Further details regarding Language Centre eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites

CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference): A2

Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 21 Oct   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Cristiana Brown
2 Mon 28 Oct   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Cristiana Brown
3 Mon 4 Nov   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Cristiana Brown
4 Mon 11 Nov   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Cristiana Brown
5 Mon 18 Nov   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Cristiana Brown
6 Mon 25 Nov   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Cristiana Brown
7 Mon 2 Dec   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Cristiana Brown
8 Mon 20 Jan 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Cristiana Brown
9 Mon 27 Jan 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Cristiana Brown
10 Mon 3 Feb 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Cristiana Brown
11 Mon 10 Feb 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Cristiana Brown
12 Mon 17 Feb 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Cristiana Brown
13 Mon 24 Feb 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Cristiana Brown
14 Mon 2 Mar 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Cristiana Brown
15 Mon 9 Mar 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Cristiana Brown
Topics covered

The course introduces students to the following functions and notions:

  • To be able to introduce oneself, giving information about one's age, origin and where one lives;
  • To be able to describe one's routine, free time and weekends;
  • To be able to describe one’s work experience including pp studies/jobs, and writing a mini CV;
  • To be able to describe what one used to do before the current work/study situation, one’s current responsibilities, and to produce a CV for an interview;
  • To be able to identify a suitable job from a website, apply for it and attend a job interview;
  • To be able to talk about one’s health, request medication and understand instructions given by a doctor or pharmacist;
  • To be able to discuss life styles and fitness routines;
  • To be able to recount an accident in general and to follow the diagnosis and treatment;
  • To be able to recount an incident in detail, describing the setting and elaborate what could have happened in another circumstance;
  • To be able to analyse how life used to be in the past and compare it with the present, recounting historic events;
  • To be able to comment on one’s plans and wishes, and to analyse what one would do in a variety of hypothetical situations.
Objectives

To improve communicative language skills (particularly speaking, listening and reading) to B1 Level 2

Aims

At Intermediate 1 level the main aims are:

  • To build on a basic understanding and an appreciation of the salient linguistic features;
  • To establish the learner as a confident language user in a range of predictable everyday situations;
  • To equip the learner with the skills and knowledge to deal with straightforward job applications and interviews;
  • To increase students’ knowledge of the cultural background of Italy within the context of language teaching.
Format

Presentations, practicals and online learning

System requirements
  • Raven access is required
  • Further information regarding Raven is available
Charging
  • Students Fees: £285 to be paid online. Please select ‘Concessionary’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Staff Fees: £320 to be paid online. Please select ‘All charged’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Links to the online store will be provided with your confirmation email.
  • Payment is required within 24 hours of your booking to secure your place.
  • Refunds available after the first lesson only.
  • Payment for the courses is made on the Online Store (CULP General Purpose courses), (Raven log in).
  • Course materials can be found on Moodle (Raven log in), once the course has started.
Notes
Duration

Fifteen taught sessions of two hours plus online learning

Frequency

Three times per year (subject to demand)

Related courses
Theme
CULP: Cambridge University Language Programmes

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